Lecturer, Law

November 10, 2021

Job Location: Melbourne Northern Suburbs
Employer: La Trobe University
Full time

  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Located at Melbourne Bundoora campus
  • Teaching and Research
  • $98,510 – $116,332 per annum, plus up to 17% superannuation


Position Purpose

 A Level B teaching and research academic is expected to develop curriculum, teach and contribute to the research performance of the School. Priority will be given to applicants with teaching and research expertise in private and commercial law, employment law, and public law. However, all applicants will be considered.


Duties at this level will include:

  • Keep abreast of innovations in teaching and learning in areas such as, but not restricted to, online and blended delivery and incorporate where appropriate, to continually develop professional practice skills/knowledge and expertise.
  • Contribute to a robust and ambitious research culture by participating in writing up research findings for publication and dissemination.
  • Contribute to building relationships at local and national level.
  • Develop and enable the capability of staff within the work area by monitoring and continuously managing their performance and mentor them to better meet current and future role requirements. In doing this, provide staff with constructive feedback and support for high quality performance contributions.

Essential Criteria

Skills and knowledge required for the position

  • Completion of a PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively with staff and students from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Proven experience and success in managing staff performance and development.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date:  11pm Thursday 25th November 2021

Position Enquiries:  Marc Trabsky via email [email protected]

Recruitment Enquiries:  [email protected]

Position Description below:

 PD – Level B – Lecturer, Law (T&R).pdf

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document briefly addressing each of the Skills and Knowledge bullet points in the context of the Essential Criteria found in the Position Description.

Please scroll down to apply.


La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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